Suzy Welsh is a best-selling author, popular television commentator and noted business journalist. In 2009, Suzy and Jack Welch launched the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University, a unique online MBA and certificate program aimed at giving students around the world and at every career level the tools to transform their lives and the organizations of the future.
She is the author of the New York Times bestseller 10-10-10: A Life Transforming Idea. The book, which presents a powerful decision-making strategy for success at work and in parenting, love and friendship, was published in 29 countries. The Welches are also the co-authors of Winning, a #1 Wall Street Journal and international bestseller, and its companion volume, Winning: The Answers.Suzie's latest book (with Jack) is The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career.
The weekly column, The Welch Way, she writes with her husband, Jack Welch, appears in Business Week magazine and is published by The New York Times syndicate in more than 45 major newspapers around the world, reaching more than 8 million readers. On her own, Suzy has written extensively about work-life balance and other cultural issues for publications ranging from O, The Oprah Magazine to The Wall Street Journal. In addition, her candid and perceptive commentary has made her a popular commentator on television programs including Good Morning America, The View, Morning Joe, Your World With Neil Cavuto, and Power Lunch.
Born in Portland, Oregon, Suzy received her degree from Harvard University before joining The Miami Herald as a reporter. She left daily journalism to attend Harvard Business School, where she graduated as a Baker Scholar in 1988. Suzy joined the Harvard Business Review in 1995 and was named editor-in-chief in 2001. During her tenure at HBR, Suzy was the author of numerous articles on leadership, change, creativity and organizational behavior, as well as the contributor to several books on management.
Suzy is the mother of 4 children, ages 14 to 19. She is actively involved with several non-profit boards, including Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program.
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